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9 min ago | National Public Radio

Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of organic fraud abroad as well as in the U.S. IN 2013, 19 farmers or food companies were fined a total of $87 million for misusing the organic label.

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3 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Is Organic Food Healthier? Who Can Tell With All the Spin?

A study in the news last week perfectly captures why it's getting harder and harder to figure out what's risky.

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3 hrs ago | Fox News

New study finds organic foods are healthier than conventionally grown foods

Organic food is controversial, mostly because food is political. People like me who choose to eat organic produce and other foods grown and raised without poisons, carcinogens, heavy metals, other harmful toxic chemicals, and genetically engineered food are constantly forced to defend ourselves.

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5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Now dig this: a new crop of organic farms and workshops

The time is ripe to get your hands dirty and sign up for one of the city's budding organic farming workshops "It's all about reconnecting and reharmonising with nature," says Alex Hale from the HK Perma Club."

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10 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Great Gardens: Pomeroy's Vegetable Farm in East Longmeadow...

EAST LONGMEADOW - Long before organic farming was in vogue, Neil Pomeroy's father was growing vegetables without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides at his farm in the 1960s.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA, Agriculture, Science, Fruits

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Beaver County farmer says Marcellus compressor threatens farm's future

This week, for the first time this summer, Don and Becky Kretschmann are pulling an early crop of carrots, and will include them in the overflowing boxes of vegetables, fruits and herbs they'll deliver to the more than 1,000 customers of their Community Supported Agriculture operation 25 miles north of Pittsburgh in Beaver County.

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NewsTarget.com

What's new in the world of natural health: Hydroponic living produce, ...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by Mike Adams , the Health Ranger Tags: living produce , One Degree Organic Foods , Don't Eat Cancer The rapid expansion of the natural health industry is taking the world by storm.

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Isegoria

Differences between Organic and Non-Organic Food

The study, funded jointly by the European Framework 6 programme and the Sheepdrove Trust, found that concentrations of antioxidants such as polyphenolics were between 18-69% higher in organically-grown crops.

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Edmonton Journal

Taste Alberta: Farm-to-fork meals remind us where our food comes from

There's a reason farm-to-fork meals taste so amazing. For one thing, the food is fresh.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Canada, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables

The Daily Star

Organic farming gaining popularity

Mymensingh's Harirampur village, situated in Muktagachha upazila's Dulla union has become a hub of vermicompost plants with the help from Department of Agricultural Extension and local associations and farm entrepreneurs, specially women.

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Sarasota Magazine

Their Sarasota Wedding: Renee and Charlie Raley

Occupations : Renee works for a real estate/development company and also has a small business making locally and organically grown produce and grocery items.

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Patch.com

Organic Fruit Sold at Giant Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Some organic fruits sold in Giant stores up until Monday have been recalled due to possible listeria contamination.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Center for Association Leadership

Destination: Portland, Oregon

If you're looking for an environmentally conscious location with lots of food and venue options, the "City of Roses" may be the right place to hold your next meeting.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Morgan's Farm returns for its second year with new land and new produce.

Morgan's Farm has a lot more space to house veggies after the Cedar Grove Township Council approved the expansion of the farm stand late last year.

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Food Industry

The highs and lows of organics: How to stimulate repeat and cross-purchases

Organic food price plans can bolster sales and encourage cross-purchasing - but high and low pricing have different impacts, find researchers Low cost organic products are more likely to be repurchased but a high price strategy could prove more effective in encouraging cross-purchasing across ranges, finds research.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Study: Organic foods are more nutritious, taste better

Shelling out a few extra dollars for organic foods could pay off in the long run when it comes to your health.

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FarmingUK

Many techies leaning towards organic farming

The last few years have witnessed several techies and professionals turning to agriculture.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Scoop

Educational trust threatened by local council fees

The Wilderland Trust has been issued a notice by the local council threatening forced sale of their land if $30,203.63 is not paid within a month.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Ethical EATS

KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Crampton s Market has been selling local organic foods and ethically raised meat for 17 years.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Natural outgrowth

From front, Ryan Crocker, Alicia Gray, Ingrid Dunn and Roberto Rodriguez paint a trailer for Johnson's Backyard Garden earlier this month in Denton.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Denton, TX, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

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